Region:Asia Pacific Current UN Women Plan Period Afghanisthan:2018-2022
i-icon World Bank Income Classification:Low Income The World Bank classifies economies for analytical purposes into four income groups: low, lower-middle, upper-middle, and high income. For this purpose it uses gross national income (GNI) per capita data in U.S. dollars, converted from local currency using the World Bank Atlas method, which is applied to smooth exchange rate fluctuations. i-icon Least Developed Country:Yes Since 1971, the United Nations has recognized LDCs as a category of States that are deemed highly disadvantaged in their development process, for structural, historical and also geographical reasons. Three criteria are used: per capita income, human assets, and economic vulnerability. i-icon Gender Inequality Index:0.575 GII is a composite metric of gender inequality using three dimensions: reproductive health, empowerment and the labour market. A low GII value indicates low inequality between women and men, and vice-versa. i-icon Gender Development Index:0.723 GDI measures gender inequalities in achievement in three basic dimensions of human development: health, education, and command over economic resources.
i-icon Population:209,497,025 Source of population data: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2022). World Population Prospects: The 2022 Revision Male:19,976,265 (9.5%) Female:189,520,760 (90.5%)
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Showing country level data of 2022
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8 Outcome Results
$4.86 M Planned Budget
$2.82 M Actual Budget
$2.05 M Shortfall


[1] Revenue recognition per Management Accounts Reporting (as per Revenue Management Policy).
[2] Resources shown are only allocated towards development work.
The boundaries and names shown and the designations used on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the United Nations.

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Active in Kazakhstan since 1999, UN Women has worked in partnership with the Government, national partners, civil society, educational institutions, the private sector, and media to ensure gender equality and women’s empowerment.

Our triple mandate includes:

• Support Kazakhstan in strengthening integration of global norms and standards and delivering international commitments in the field of gender equality and women's empowerment;

• Implement operational activities including support for the development and implementation of gender-sensitive laws, policies, strategies, programs and projects;

• Coordinate increased gender mainstream, accountability and results within the UN system for gender equality and women's empowerment.

UN Women Kazakhstan activities support national development priorities and implementation of Kazakhstan’s international gender equality commitments, particularly in:

•    Women’s economic empowerment

•    Ending violence against women

•    National planning and budgeting

Also, UN Women Kazakhstan oversees the work of the UN inter-agency and extended Gender Thematic Groups, coordinates initiatives with CSOs through the Civil Society Advisory Groups, implements awareness raising and advocacy initiatives on gender equality, and collaborates with the private sector to promote women’s economic empowerment.